Yes, I have one unloved boob. I'm worried that it's depleating my supply. I keep starting every feed on it but she fusses after a short period and I have to swap over. I know that someone will undoubtedly suggest that I express from it but it's not always convenient. I can't go pumping and sterilizing 6 times a day (or however many times we feed)! Has anyone else had this problem?
Your right most would tell you to express from it at each feed, I would say at least when your at home try to.
But maybe start on the other side and move over after 10 min and try on that side if she doesnt take it go back. and try again.
Also, you may want to just offer it to her after you think she is done or in between feedings.
Also massage at feeding times will simulate a let down and help with production
Do you have a blocked duct maybe?
Try feeding her from the unloved side in a different position (if you usually use cradle, try rugby, or vice versa). Sometimes a new position can trick them into thinking they're on the one they like. If it doesn't work and you do lose supply in one side, do not fear - I've fed my daughter for over 10 months now mainly with one boob (she gets very little from my unloved side)
Bobby went through that phase, he'd only feed from the left side. Trying a different position can definitely help, I found that lying down when I nursed from the right side would work, and then I'd move to an upright position. Also I'd nurse him from the right when he was just waking up as he was less picky.
I have one unloved boob as well, on my right side he likes to latch in the football position better, I try to express once a day at least to keep my supply up...and to relieve some pressure. hes fine on the left side. The pump ruins my nipples so i try to only pump on that side once a day.
all babies have their favourite boobie, olivia favours the left as the right doesnt have as many ducts and its harder for her to feed off. so my left boob tends to be used more and produces more milk x
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